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Governance and Audit Committee Self Assessment

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) document on “audit committee’s practical guidance for local authorities and police” sets out the guidance on the function and the operation of audit committees. It represents CIPFA’s view of best practice and incorporates the position statements previously issued.

The Audit Committee has been undertaking self-assessments since 2008 and members will discuss the attached CIPFA Audit Committee Self-Assessment.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Explanation of anticipated restriction:

Decision due: 14 Jan 2021 by Governance and Audit Committee

Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Finance, Commercialisation & Partnerships

Lead director: Deputy Chief Executive - Corporate Development (S151)

Contact: Christine Morgan, Democratic Services Team Leader Email:

Comms/Media Interest: N/A

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  • Governance and Audit Committee Self Assessment